Greeley Recreation News
August 22, 2018 (Greeley, CO) – Don’t miss the annual dog days of summer at Discovery Bay’s Doggie Day Saturday, August 25. It’s time for man’s best friend to enjoy a splashing good time at Greeley’s outdoor waterpark. Discovery Bay, located at 715 E. 24th Street, offers the local community a chance to take the plunge with their pooch each year and have some fun in the sun. Photo booth opportunities are available at the event, which makes a great keepsake as well. It’s a day full of fun for the whole family with booths from presenting sponsors, goodie bags filled with dog treats and toys for every participant that attends and a raffle! Read more.
August 13, 2018 (Greeley, CO) – The Greeley Active Adult Center (GAAC) will be hosting an Open House on Tuesday, August 21 from 4-7pm to promote 50+ programs and membership offers. Active adult members who join receive free daily admission, discounts on most programs, priority registration for trips, parking permits, a monthly newsletter and more! Read more.
August 3, 2018 (Greeley, CO) – The Rodarte Community Center, part of the City of Greeley’s Culture, Parks and Recreation Department, has begun construction on their new entryway. The community center, located at 920 A Street, was built in 1979 and is in need of ADA accessibility improvements to meet the needs of its patrons. The project is anticipated to be completed this fall. Read more.
July 18, 2018 – (Greeley, CO) – Greeley Recreation hosted the Rockies Skills Challenge last month at the Youth Sports Complex on 65th Avenue in Greeley. Area youth competed in three different baseball challenges demonstrating their abilities in hitting, base running and throwing. The Rockies Skills Challenge allows both boys and girls ages 6 to 13 the opportunity to showcase their talents in these three skill areas with scores based on distance, speed and accuracy. The individuals that placed in their age group for each event will compete at Sectionals this Sunday, July 22 at Chimney Park in Windsor beginning at 1pm. Read more.
June 28, 2018 (Greeley, CO) – Since 1985, America has celebrated July as Park and Recreation month. A program of the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), the goal is to raise awareness of the vital impact that parks, recreation and conservation have on communities across the United States. Read more.
June 19, 2018 – (Greeley, CO) – Gather your friends and colleagues and support Bike to Work Day (BTWD)! The City of Greeley will be hosting their Bike to Work Day on Wednesday, June 27 this year with stations at local businesses in the morning to serve breakfast on your way to work. They’ve even added stops in the afternoon to support the ride home as well! Read more.
May 30, 2018 (Greeley, CO) – The City of Greeley’s Youth Enrichment Program at both the Rodarte Community Center and Anna Gimmestad sites partnered with area schools this year to boost student academic achievement. Areas of focus were literacy, math, attendance and improving behavior. Youth Enrichment partnered with Billie Martinez, New Hope Academy, Chappelow, Ann K. Heiman and Dos Rios Elementary schools in Weld County School District 6 and collaborated to offer an After School Program where students can get help with homework and enjoy extracurricular activities. The goal was to not only assist with the improvement of overall test scores throughout the school year, but to also help reduce summer learning loss through camouflage learning and activities during out of school time. Read more.
May 25, 2018 (Greeley, CO) – The fish are biting, so you won’t want to miss the City of Greeley’s Culture, Parks and Recreation Department’s annual Fishing Derby, sponsored in part by Envirotech. This year’s event will be held Saturday, June 2 from 8am-12pm at Sanborn Park, located at 28th Avenue and 20th Street in Greeley. Fishing licenses are not required as this day begins the state’s Free Fishing Weekend. Read more.
May 21, 2018 (Greeley, CO) – Traditionally, summer starts over the Memorial Day weekend and this year is no exception as we gear up for tons of fun! Greely Recreation will be opening Centennial Pool, Discovery Bay Waterpark and Island Grove Splash Park on Monday, May 28. The Greeley Recreation Center, Family FunPlex and Greeley Ice Haus will be open for swimming, ice skating and rock climbing. Come out and play with us! Please note, the Greeley Active Adult Center (1010 6th St) and the Rodarte Community Center (920 A St) will be closed in observance of the holiday. Read more.
May 14, 2018 (Greeley, CO) – Hard Knocks Boxing Club at Rodarte Community Center sent two local boxers to the Colorado State Golden Gloves competition last month. Both Josiah Herrera and Christian Hernandez attended representing Hard Knocks. The state boxing tournament was held at the Imperium Event Center in Northglenn April 9-13. Read more.